Discussing Sexual Health with Young People

This workshop aims to develop participants’ understanding, skills and confidence in addressing health issues with young people.

When:18 July 2017, 9.00am-4.30pm

Where: Auburn Community Health, Auburn

Cost: Free

Learning outcomes:

  • Increase understanding of the sexual health needs of young people at risk
  • Increase knowledge of STI’s and blood-borne viruses and their impact on young people
  • Establish links between youth workers and local health services

Increase confidence in incorporating resources into your work with young people

Follow the link to register

Generation Next: Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People

The Generation Next Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People Seminar on Friday, 4th August at Sydney Town Hall is ideally suited for frontline professionals in the education, community and health sectors that work directly with young people as well as parents. It provides the most up-to-date information and addresses topical issues such as youth depression, anxiety, anger and aggression as well as practical strategies to improve wellbeing, respond better to emerging mental health concerns and provide effective mental health first aid.

For more information, follow this link.

Eyes Open Social Media Workshop

Southlake Community Services has engaged Brisbane-based company Eyes Open Social Media to present a Parent Information Session on 10 August 2017 10:00am, on the important topic of social media awareness and cyber safety.

This presentation features current examples from Australian students, found with public information on social networking sites, and is designed to assist parents to understand:

  • the dangers associated with children’s unmonitored use of social networking sites;
  • how your profile, as a parent, could be endangering your child; and
  • simple steps you can take to help protect your child

To book please contact Regan on 4973 7005 or reganw@southlakecomunityservices.org

Morning tea is provided

International Mental Health Conference

The 2017 International Mental Health Conference has been confirmed for 21 – 23 August 2017, at the Conference Centre at Sea World Resort, Gold Coast, QLD. Mark your calendar today with these dates and be apart of this important event.

Trek for Respect

White Ribbon have put the call out for anyone wishing to experience an adventure-of-a-lifetime to trek the iconic Larapinta Trail from the Old Telegraph Station in Alice Springs to the top of Mount Sonder, to raise vital funds to strengthen education for young people to prevent violence against women. The trek will take place from the 15th – 21st September 2017 so you have a year to prepare.

The Trek for Respect aims to create a nation that respects women. By joining us on this week-long challenge, you will raise money to support White Ribbon projects aimed at young men, providing them with the knowledge and understanding to stop violence against women in their community and beyond.

For more information, follow this link


The Emerald Charity Ball

The Emerald Charity Ball is an annual event organised by Danny Phillips, an inspiring young person from the Maitland area. Held for it’s third year at Club Maitland City in The Ruby Room, the night will be filled with great performances a door prize and raffle

The dress code is smart/casual

This year the events proceeds will be donated to Samaritans Youth Homelessness Services

Tickets are either $20 for just entry or $50 for entry and a 2 course meal.

To book, follow this link.